[fpc-pascal] fpmake: output directories

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jun 3 11:46:01 CEST 2009

On Wed, 3 Jun 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> 2009/6/3 Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:

> lot more consistent in it's config locations across various KDE based
> applications. And KDE is also a lot more consistent in it's UI across
> various KDE based applications.
> Issues I frequently see in Gnome:
>  * I enable menu tear-off feature.  Very few apps adhere to that setting.
>  * File Open & Save dialogs. I have seen so many apps that have different
>     versions of those dialogs.
>  * UI layout varies from application to application.
>  ....
> But for some reason, I just find it hard to switch to KDE. I used to
> be a big KDE fan in the Suse 7 & 8 days, but in recent years I started
> using Ubuntu and just got used to Gnome.

Use Kubuntu ? I do, now.

> What widgetset do you have Lazarus IDE compiled with? Qt, GTK2, GTK1?
> Recently I made the switch from GTK1 to GTK2.

So did I :-)

>> I know this, but in practice, what can I set it to ? $HOME is not an option,
>> because then my home directory is cluttered with visible
>> files and directories.
> True... You can always set it to $HOME and implement
> OnGetApplicationName which prefixes a "dot" infront of you application
> name when the system runs under a unix environment.  But then, maybe
> that's to much effort. :-)
> What's your issue with the ~/.config/ directory?  How often you to
> browse those folders anyway?  I know I hardly do.

Very often. Almost daily.

> My issue with the "dot" directories in the $HOME directory. I have no
> idea how to list only the "dot" directories. What I use is this...
>  $> ls -lsa

ls -lad .*

does what you ask...


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